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Tuesday 21 April, 2015

No place for stigma against Leprosy: Dalai Lama

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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama Thursday said here that there should be no place for stigma against leprosy patients in the society  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, August 24th, 2012
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Poorer people less likely to give up bad habits

People who are economically worse off or with less education are more likely to give up bad habits such as smoking and eating junk food  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012
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Less educated people experience lower life expectancy

Education and socioeconomic status can affect life expectancy of people, according to a new study  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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British woman sues deo firm after suffering burns

A 34-year-old British woman is taking legal action after an anti-perspirant deodorant left her with a burnt skin  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, August 5th, 2012
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Social networking site Pinterest helps tackle eating disorders

A social networking site is now helping people suffering from eating disorders by allowing them to share photos of their favourite items  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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Call for smoking-type graphic health warnings on alcohol products in UK

The UK Faculty of Public Health (FPH) has urged the government to place no-nonsense health warnings at easily visible places on any kind of alcohol related products  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 14th, 2012
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Counselling program reduces youth violence

A new study provides rigorous scientific evidence that a violence reduction program succeeded in creating a sizable decline in violent crime arrests among youth who participated in group  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Doubts cast over Facebook use link to depression

The link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites have been refuted by a recent study  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
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Sit less than 3 hours per day to add 2 years to your life

Restricting the amount of time spent seated every day to less than 3 hours might boost the life expectancy of adults by an extra 2 years  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, July 8th, 2012
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Patients go online for health information not because they mistrust docs

Patients check about their illnesses in the internet to become better informed and prepared to play an active role in their care — not because they mistrust their doctors  More...